The Jefferson Press Prizeby noid (Contest)
12/31/2006 - 12:00am
12/31/2006 - 11:59pm
Grand Prize: $5,000 cash award and contract with Jefferson Press to publish winning manuscript.
Rules and Judging:
The winning writer will be chosen from five finalists and will be awarded a $5,000 cash prize and a contract from Jefferson Press to publish the winning manuscript. The four other finalists will also receive $500 cash prizes. Collection of submissions will begin January 1, 2006, and entries must be postmarked by December 31, 2006. Entry fee of $35 must be included with manuscript. For more details on how to enter, please download our entry form and guidelines for submission.
An initial round of judging will be conducted by staff members at Jefferson Press, who will select five finalists by January 30, 2007. A winner will then be determined by a panel of judges, representing an array of notable literary professionals, by the 28th of February.
Short History on Jefferson Press:
A relatively young and small independent house, we are committed to publishing works of creative non-fiction and works of non-fiction that support the study and enjoyment of literature and writing. In addition to this list of titles, the Jefferson Press Prize will also determine the one book of fiction we publish each year, in hope of giving rise to strong, new voices and lasting literary careers....